Testing & Control Features for January 2010

Testing & Control Features Archive

Case Study: Analysis of Coating Failure on Hinged Steel Boxes Case Study: Analysis of Coating Failure on Hinged Steel Boxes

An investigation was performed to determine the cause of coating failures on several large hinged steel boxes. These boxes were constructed of sheet steel and were allegedly coated with corrosion-resistant coatings. However, after exposure outdoors, much of the paint delaminated and severe corrosion occurred.